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Alitalia returns to Croatia

Alitalia returns to Croatia after two years of absence. The Italian airline will start two direct flights from Rome to Split (starting from tomorrow, 7 July) and Dubrovnik (from 23 July). Both services will be operated twice a week with Airbus 319 and 320 aircraft until 10 September.

Alitalia is strengthening its international offer to two of the most popular tourist destinations for Italian travelers: according to the Croatian National Tourist Board (HTZ), arrivals in the country have amounted to 15.6 million in 2016, 13.8 million of which came from abroad (up by 8,7% compared to 2015). Italy ranked fifth for number of arrivals, with 1,119,000 Italian visitors reaching the marvelous Croatian cities, especially during the summer season.

Flights from Rome to Split will operate on Fridays and Sundays during the month of July and on Tuesdays and Sundays in August and September. Depending on the day, the flights will depart from Rome Fiumicino early in the morning or at midday and from Split in the morning or early afternoon. The flight time is one hour and ten minutes.

Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik will operate on Tuesdays (departing from Fiumicino at 4pm and from Dubrovnik at 6.10pm) and Sundays (departing from Rome at 6.50am and from Dubrovnik at 9am). The flight time is one hour and twenty minutes.

Members of the MilleMiglia frequent flyer program can earn and redeem miles as always also on these new routes. Tickets to and from Split and Dubrovnik can be purchased through website, by calling the Alitalia Customer Center on 89.20.10, at travel agencies and at Airport Ticketing Offices.

Iuliia Tore